Category Archive: Free speech under siege

Jul 13

Turkish government arrests film maker for making documentary about Turkish government

The world’s safest profession: being a pro-government news reporter or observer. The world’s most dangerous profession: being an anti-government news reporter or observer. In recent years the Turkish government has arrested hundreds of critics–including comedians, reporters and actors–for such crimes as terrorism and sedition. Now there is a report that movie director Ali Avci has …

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Jun 18

Scores of protesters expose Ben & Jerry’s ice cream lies

The Associated Press is reporting that “Scores of dairy farm workers and activists marched Saturday on a Ben & Jerry’s [ice cream] factory to push for better pay and living conditions on farms that provide milk for the ice cream maker that takes pride in its social activism….. See here. Although we at Lysander Spooner …

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May 30

Portland mayor calls for cancellation of free-speech rally

Too dangerous and controversial, the mayor says. See here.

May 12

Fresno State Professor tells students there is no freedom of speech on a college campus

America’s government colleges and universities promote a steady stream of government worship and control. The very second that a person walks onto a government college campus, he becomes less free. Here is a video of a professor at Fresno State university telling student protesters that there is no freedom of speech on a college campus. …

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Apr 25

New CIA director declares war on free speech rather than on actual adversaries of the United States

The Washington Post has published an essay by the courageous Julian Assange about Mike Pompeo, the new director of the CIA. In “his first speech as director of the CIA,” according to Assange, Pompeo “chose to declare war on free speech rather than on the United States’ actual adversaries.” See here. Pompeo described WikiLeaks as …

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Feb 06

Whistleblower emerges: Government temp claims were never scientifically verified

More government lies. Remember last year, just ahead of the Paris climate conference when world governments were preparing to commit untold billions of dollars–taken from their subjects–to government climate-change agencies? As the Paris meeting began, EVERY major newspaper in the world announced on its front pages that a new U.S. government study found no pause …

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Jan 16

German newsman who exposed CIA control of “mainstream news” found dead

Udo Ulfkotte, the German newspaper editor who was fired 2 years ago for reporting on the CIA’s control of most major world newspapers, has been found dead at 56. See here. Reportedly, Ulfkotte died of a heart attack. Ulfkotte exposed the CIA’s payments to most of the world’s top journalists, newspapers and TV news programs. …

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Dec 22

Chinese government arrests civil liberties activist for exposing “state secrets”

Every government ultimately comes for all property, all freedom, and to kill all who resist. For decades, Chinese governments chased, hunted, imprisoned and killed libertarian advocates or critics of the state. This repression eased slightly with market freedoms, and as Chinese society slowly became more prosperous. Now, however, The founder of one of China’s few …

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Nov 19

Pro-government news sources decry the influence of “fake news”

Once again, there is a major push among government trusters to censor anti-government or alternative news. Pro-government forces who decry the election of Donald Trump two weeks ago are blaming the increasing influence of alternative news sources. They couldn’t force voters to view their tired, old, dying pro-government “news” sources. Now pro-government sources are launching …

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Nov 05

Government university expels student for Facebook posts–and a federal appellate court upholds the expulsion!

America’s government universities are the least free places in the country. A nursing student at Central Lakes College was removed from the nursing degree program after a number of his Facebook posts were found to be ‘unprofessional’ by a government administrator. (Not threatening, defamatory or harassing.) And the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals–a typical …

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